Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
Short range forecast products depicting pressure patterns, circulation centers and fronts, and types and extent of precipitation.
Medium range forecast products depicting pressure patterns and circulation centers and fronts
Highs, lows, fronts, troughs, outflow boundaries, squall lines, drylines for much of North America, the Western Atlantic and Eastern Pacific oceans, and the Gulf of Mexico.
Maximum daytime or minimum overnight temperature in degrees Fahrenheit.
Expected weather (precipitating or non-precipitating) valid at the indicated hour. The weather element includes type, probability, and intensity information.
Sustained wind speed (in knots) and expected wind direction (using 36 points of a compass) forecasts.
Likelihood, expressed as a percent, of a measurable precipitation event (1/100th of an inch).
Total amount of expected liquid precipitation.
Expected amount of opaque clouds (in percent) covering the sky.
Graphical forecasts from the National Digital Forecast Database for Alaska.
Graphical forecasts from the National Digital Forecast Database for Hawaii.
Graphical forecasts from the National Digital Forecast Database for Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands.